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RE: Draft definition of WS

From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 10:01:26 -0600
Message-ID: <9A4FC925410C024792B85198DF1E97E4062D0DD2@usmsg03.sagus.com>
To: Brian Connell <brian@westglobal.com>, David Booth <dbooth@w3.org>, www-ws-arch@w3.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Connell [mailto:brian@westglobal.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 25, 2003 11:43 AM
> To: David Booth; www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Draft definition of WS
> Hi,
> I have an issue I would like to raise with the phrase 
> 'machine-to-machine'.

We use that phrase to emphasize that it is a "dumb machine" doing the
interacting with a web service rather than an "intelligent human."  Of
course, the "machine" is really a software program/agent.

I'd be inclined to just put a footnote or glossary entry explaining what we
mean rather than convoluting the prose ... but your point is well taken
about making sure that we clarify our intent!

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